Lesion localization of speech comprehension deficits in chronic aphasia.

@article{Pillay2017LesionLO,
  title={Lesion localization of speech comprehension deficits in chronic aphasia.},
  author={Sara B. Pillay and Jeffrey R. Binder and Colin J Humphries and William L. Gross and Diane S. Book},
  journal={Neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={88 10},
  pages={970-975}
}
OBJECTIVE Voxel-based lesion-symptom mapping (VLSM) was used to localize impairments specific to multiword (phrase and sentence) spoken language comprehension. METHODS Participants were 51 right-handed patients with chronic left hemisphere stroke. They performed an auditory description naming (ADN) task requiring comprehension of a verbal description, an auditory sentence comprehension (ASC) task, and a picture naming (PN) task. Lesions were mapped using high-resolution MRI. VLSM analyses… CONTINUE READING